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Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) Restricted Data Files

Metadata Updated: April 25, 2021

Restricted Data Files Available at the Data Centers Researchers and users with approved research projects can access restricted data files that have not been publicly released for reasons of confidentiality at the AHRQ Data Center in Rockville, Maryland. Qualified researchers can also access restricted data files through the U.S. Census Research Data Center (RDC) network ( -- Scroll down the page and click on the Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) link.) For information on the RDC research proposal process and the data sets available, read AHRQ-Census Bureau agreement on access to restricted MEPS data.

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Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date April 25, 2021
Publisher Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health & Human Services
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Data First Published 2012-10-24
Data Last Modified 2021-03-12
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 009:00
Metadata Context
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Data Dictionary
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Program Code 009:073
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Source Hash f7aefc23ec6abf0531c7841dbe49f82394a4aa2c
Source Schema Version 1.1
Temporal 1996-01-01T00:00:00-05:00/2012-12-31T00:00:00-05:00

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